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UT Health Research Coordinator II - Texas CARES - School of Public Health in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Research Coordinator II - Texas CARES - School of Public Health

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

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UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 21000267

Department: School of Public Health

Location: Texas Medical Center- Houston, TX

Position Type: Full Time/ Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

To help scientists better understand the frequency and duration of antibodies developed in response to previous COVID-19 infection or vaccination in Texas, researchers at UTHealth School of Public Health have launched the Texas Coronavirus Antibody REsponse Survey (Texas CARES) program. Community engagement, enrollment, and retention of those in traditionally underserved groups are a major component of this longitudinal program. The Research Coordinator II will develop, plan and manage all participant interactions and functions in a leadership capacity and assist with the day-to-day administrative project management and may provide scientific direction for research projects of considerable scope and complexity.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Provides day-to-day project management coordination for research projects to include personnel, facilities, supplies in support of research project desired outcomes, budgets, and timeliness.

  • Assists in the preparation of progress reports and grant proposals to both private foundations and governmental agencies; works closely with the Office of Sponsored Projects on the submission of grants.

  • Prepares annual progress reports and applications for various committees and ensures that all staff has received the proper training/attended the appropriate training courses.

  • Maintains confidential records of collected data, ensures accuracy and integrity of data. Data may include patient data and departmental programmatic data.

  • Prepares draft reports and communications for the departmental program/division leadership.

  • Interacts with representatives from state, federal, and private agencies regarding proposals and funded projects.

  • Provides work administrative direction and guidance to administrative staff personnel within department.

  • May review contracts and develop training.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Working knowledge of MS Office.

Preferred:

  • Certified Health Education Specialist preferred

  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. May substitute required education with equivalent years of additional experience beyond the minimum experience requirement.

Minimum Experience:

  • Two years of relevant experience. May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

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UTHealth does not currently have a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. However, affiliated partners maintain their own immunization policies. All UTHealth employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’s rules and regulations, as well as the affiliate's rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination requirements. UTHealth will endeavor to mark open positions which are subject to COVID-19 vaccination requirements marked accordingly.

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